Best of Competitor 2015 — Mountain West Region

Congratulations to all of the Best of Competitor winners for each of our eight distribution regions!

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Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to vote for their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more. Competitor is pleased to announce the 2015 winners for the Mountain West region.

Best of the Competitor 2015 — Mountain West

Best 5K/10K: Bolder Boulder 10K, Boulder, Colo.

Best Half Marathon: (tie) Golden Leaf Half Marathon, Aspen, and Equinox Half Marathon, Fort Collins, Colo.

Best Marathon: Colorado Marathon, Fort Collins, Colo.

Best Trail Race: Bear Chase Trail Run, Lakewood, Colo.

Best Destination Running Race: St. George Marathon, St. George, Utah

Best Women’s Race: Zooma Run, Colorado Springs

Best Race for Kids: Great Candy Run 5K, Denver, Colo.

Best Running Club: Revolution Running, Denver/Boulder

Best Running Shoe: Hoka One One Clifton 2

Best Running Specialty Store: Runner’s Roost, several locations

Best Running Shop Group Run: Flatirons Running, Boulder, Colo.

Best Charity Training Program: Team in Training

Best Charity to Fund Raise For: Project Purple

Best Running Celebrity: Kara Goucher

Best Triathlon: Boulder Ironman 70.3

Best Cycling Event: Coldwell Banker Denver Century Ride

Best Adventure/Mud/Obstacle Run: Snowmass Mud Run, Snowmass Resort, Colo.

Best Race Swag: (tie) Hot Chocolate Run, Denver and Human Potential Running Series, several locations

Best Race T-Shirt: Chase the Moon Endurance Run, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Best Outdoor Shop: REI, several locations

Best Bike Shop: Boulder Cycle Sport, Boulder, Colo.

Best Triathlon Store: Kompetitive Edge, Sheridan, Colo.

Best Triathlon Club: Rocky Mountain Triathlon Club

Best Sports Massage: Chris Grauch, Boulder Deep Tissue, Boulder, Colo.
Best Health Club: Colorado Athletic Club, several locations

Best Fitness Studio: Orange Theory Fitness, several locations

Best Spinning Class: 24-Hour Fitness, several locations

Best Yoga Class: Core Power Yoga, several locations

Best Personal Trainer: J.B. Bittner, 24-Hour Fitness, Boulder, Colo.

Best Sports Rehab Center: Red Hammer Rehabilitation, Louisville, Colo.

Best Sports Medicine Doctor/Therapist: (tie) Dr. Kendelle Krause, Accelerate Health, Denver, and Dr. Heather North, Red Hammer Rehabilitation, Louisville, Colo.

Best Sports Supplement: Nuun Hydration

Best Post-Race Restaurant: Southside Walnut Café, Boulder,Colo.

Best Summer Resort: Vail Resort, Vail, Colo.

Best Winter Resort: Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, Colo.

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle: Subaru Outback

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